Effects of Food and Health Spending Patterns on the Health of the Elderly

Examines linkages between food and health spending patterns, income, and health status of the elderly. Links these relationships to food insecurity and expenditures on nutraceuticals. Methodology includes simultaneous estimation of expenditure systems and health production functions. Preliminary results indicate simultaneity between health production function and spending patterns throughout the life cycle.


Issue Date:
2002-07
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/127306
Total Pages:
34
Series Statement:
WP
2002-23




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